African American Joyce Scott introduces strong social undercurrents in her colorful beaded jewelry that are both cartoonish yet deeply felt. Her sculptural neckpiece using a unique African-American quilting technique, the peyote stitch, challenges the viewer to consider issues of gender, race, and class from a different perspective.
It is credited
Promised gift to the Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
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Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 34.2 × 24 × 1.5 cm (13 7/16 × 9 7/16 × 9/16 in.)
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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.